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1 Breed of Chickens, PLEASE SOUND OFF!!!!! thank you

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Blueroo63, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Blueroo63

    Blueroo63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you had to choose and could only have 1 breed of chickens
    which one would you choose and why.working on a oppioion poll
    so please cast you vote for which chicken you would choose and why them thanks [​IMG] and my poll
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2009
  2. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    Welsummers.. Big beautiful dark eggs, beautiful birds and great temperment
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2009
  3. lisahaschickens

    lisahaschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Vancouver, WA
    EEs - hardy, fun, friendly, many colors of chickens, rainbow eggs.
     
  4. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Rocks. They are hardy, forage well, good layers, large enough for meat and have good personalities. The perfect all purpose bird.
    I prefer the white or blues myself [​IMG]
     
  5. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
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    Red Stars(or red sex-links). [​IMG] Great egg-laying machines, large brown eggs, friendly, pretty, and fun! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2009
  6. Blueroo63

    Blueroo63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all great choose's I still not sure on my on end but thanks for all the great post [​IMG] and none of you even begain to second guess thats awesome
     
  7. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    Dominiques! Beautiful, calm, rose-combed ~so no frostbite issues, HUGE, dark brown eggs each and every day, cold and heat hardy, dual-purpose, easy keepers that don't eat me out of house and home like the big, ol' BOs!
     
  8. denasfarm

    denasfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sweet Home Alabama!!
    Of all the birds I have IF I had to choose and keep only one breed it would be Silkies! We just just LOVE our multicolored Fraggles!
    FooFoo Chickens Rock!
     
  9. vortec

    vortec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buff Orpingtons! They are by far the friendliest chickens I own. They are doscile and love to be held. I have 11 week old roos that will go sound asleep in your lap and the hens are very curious and loving. They are great layers of large amounts of brown eggs. If I had to choose one, which I would never do, but hypotheticly, it would be buff orps.

    vortec
     
  10. chookook

    chookook Out Of The Brooder

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    I've got to go with good ol RIR. They are dependable for eggs as well as personality.
     

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